Philosophies Underlying the Western and Chinese Traditional Cultures

Yujun Liu

Abstract


This paper aims at analyzing the distinctive features of the western and Chinese philosophies, which underlie the western and Chinese cultures. Westerners focus on the form, and they are deeply influenced by geometry and materialized philosophies. Meanwhile, Chinese people focus on connotation, and they are greatly influenced by the yin-and-yang principle.

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Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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